Pittsburgh Steelers at Denver Broncos Week 12 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/25/2018
Sunday, November 25, 2018
Mile High Stadium
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The Pittsburgh Steelers travel to Mile High Stadium to take on the Denver Broncos on Sunday, November 25, 2018. The opening line for this game has Pittsburgh as 5.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 47.5.
The Steelers have an ATS record of 6-3-1 while their over/under record is 6-4-0. The Broncos have an over/under record of 3-6-1 and they are 4-5-1 against the spread.
Valuable Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Steelers are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Steelers are 6-3-1 against the spread
Important Denver Broncos Betting Trends
The Denver Broncos are 3-6-1 against the over/under
The Denver Broncos are 4-5-1 against the spread
Key Pittsburgh Steelers Injuries
11/18/18 T Marcus Gilbert Knee is questionable Sunday vs Denver
11/18/18 DE Stephon Tuitt Elbow is questionable Sunday vs Denver
09/16/18 RB Le'Veon Bell Holdout is out for season
09/09/18 WR Eli Rogers ACL PUP
09/04/18 TE Jake McGee Achilles IR
09/04/18 LB Olasunkanmi Adeniyi Hamstring IR
09/04/18 TE Ryan Malleck Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 DB Trey Johnson Shoulder IR
08/03/18 T Jerald Hawkins Quad IR
08/03/18 LB Ryan Shazier Back IR
Key Denver Broncos Injuries
11/19/18 CB Bradley Roby Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Pittsburgh
11/19/18 WR DaeSean Hamilton Knee is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs Pittsburgh
11/18/18 LB Brandon Marshall Knee is questionable Sunday vs Pittsburgh
11/18/18 S Dymonte Thomas Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Pittsburgh
11/16/18 G Max Garcia Knee is out indefinitely
11/06/18 C Matt Paradis Fibula IR
10/16/18 G Ron Leary Achilles IR
10/06/18 P Marquette King Thigh IR
09/27/18 TE Jake Butt Knee IR
09/04/18 LB Deiontrez Mount Achilles IR
09/04/18 S Jamal Carter Hamstring IR
09/04/18 LB Jerrol Garcia-Williams Knee IR
09/04/18 TE Troy Fumagalli Hernia IR
08/03/18 WR Jordan Taylor Hip IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Pittsburgh Steelers are 8th in the NFL in points scored with 299. They have run 663 plays this season for 4,102 yards, which ranks them 3rd in the league in total offense. The Steelers average 6.2 yards per play, which is 6th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 238 1st downs this year, placing them 3rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Pittsburgh has run for 977 yards as a team, which ranks 20th in the NFL. They've run 230 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Steelers have been penalized on offense 78 times for 730 yards so far this season, which has them 21st in the league in penalties. Ben Roethlisberger has thrown for 3,202 yards this season. He has completed 271 passes on 416 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.1%. His quarterback rating is 96.9. He averages 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 11.8 yards per completion.
Pittsburgh is 7th in the league in points allowed on defense with 225. They have surrendered a total of 3,268 yards on D, which is 5th in the NFL. The Steelers are ranked 14th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has given up 5.6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 9th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 232 passes on 368 attempts against the Pittsburgh Steelers defense this season, placing them 3rd and 2nd in the National Football League. The Pittsburgh pass defense has also given up a total of 2,272 yards through the air, which is 5th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 243 attempts for 996 yards this year, putting them in 10th place in the league against the run. The Steelers have committed 70 penalties for 628 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 28th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 33.1% of possessions on defense, which is 7th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Pittsburgh is ranked 22nd in the league in punt returns with 20. They've accumulated 189 punt return yards and average 9.5 yards per return, which is 23rd in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 23 yards. They have returned 21 kicks for 416 yards on special teams, ranking 18th in kick return yardage. The Steelers average 19.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this year. They are 6th in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,803. The Pittsburgh Steelers have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 8, which is 5th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 72.7%. Pittsburgh Steelers kickers have made 89% of their extra points, going 31 for 35 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,968 yards on 45 punts, averaging 43.7 yards per punt. That places them 30th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Denver Broncos have run for 1,248 yards as a unit, which ranks 12th in the league. They've run 240 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Broncos have been penalized on offense 71 times for 572 yards so far this year, which has them 10th in the NFL in penalties. They are 27th in the National Football League in points scored with 228. They have run 628 plays this year for 3,719 yards, which ranks them 18th in the NFL in total offense. The Broncos average 5.9 yards per play, which is 29th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 205 1st downs this season, ranking them 20th overall as an offensive unit. Case Keenum has completed 229 throws while attempting 362 passes for a completion percentage of 63.3%. He has passed for 2,605 yards this year. He averages 11.4 yards per completion and 7.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 83.4.
The Broncos rush defense has given up 272 attempts for 1,279 yards this season, putting them in 5th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 77 penalties for 609 yards on defense this year. That places them 4th in the league. They've allowed a score on 38.1% of possessions on defense, which is 12th in the NFL. Denver is 23rd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 235. They have given up a total of 3,755 yards on D, which is 3rd in the league. The Broncos are 3rd in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense has allowed 6.7 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 18th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 215 throws on 340 attempts against the Denver Broncos defense this season, ranking them 2nd and 1st in the league. The Broncos pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,476 yards in the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Denver Broncos have tried 17 field goals this season and made 14, which is 20th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 82.4%. Denver kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 24 for 24 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,275 yards on 52 punts, averaging 43.8 yards per punt. That ranks them 23rd in the NFL in punting average. Denver is 3rd in the NFL in punt returns with 19. They've totaled 97 punt return yards and are averaging 5.1 yards per return, which is 15th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 15 yards. They have returned 16 kicks for 327 yards on special teams, placing them 12th in kick return yardage. The Broncos average 20.4 yards per kick return and have a long of 32 yards this season. They are 15th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,317.
Who will win tonight's Steelers/Broncos NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Steelers -5.5
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